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Exquisite estate in Chimney Rock boasting quality craftsmanship with an abundance of luxury amenities! Hardwood floors, extensive crown molding and mill work, vaulted ceilings, and wrought iron staircase to name a few! Gourmet kitchen complete with granite, stainless steel appliances, island and breakfast bar overlooking the large family room with stone fireplace – perfect for entertaining. The Master Suite with tray ceiling includes separate vanities, garden tub, separate shower and walk in closet. Spacious game & media rooms upstairs with office and mother in law suite along with another guest room on the first floor. Wonderful versatility. Relax in the backyard oasis sitting by th...

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Approaching the topic of moving a loved one from their home into an adult community or retirement home can be a tricky conversation to start; even just the transition part can be challenging. The good news is, it doesn’t have to be – if you know how to prepare. Here are some simple tactics to start a conversation with a family member and make the transition a smooth one:

1) Deciding it’s time to transition.

This might be the most sensitive part – making the decision. It will likely be the easiest on everyone if your family member comes to this conclusion on their own. More likely, though, you’ve reached a decision and your family member initially disagrees. It&r...

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If you have elderly family members, you may already be thinking about how suitable their living situation will become in the next few years. A top question on the minds of folks in this situation is whether to remodel their current home to fit their needs or to downsize to a smaller home. Here are some key factors to explore to help you with your decision.

1) Will you earn back the upfront costs of either option?

Look at both the option to remodel and to downsize and figure out what your return on investment could be. Keep in mind that most North Texas home renovations don’t pay for themselves with a higher sale price — the most you might recover from a remodel is approximately 8...

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If a conventional North Texas home loan isn’t an option, you may be wondering if a Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan would be suitable for you. The FHA is a Federal government agency that was created by the National Housing Act of 1934. The FHA loan program insures loans made by banks and other private lenders.
Here are some pros and cons to FHA mortgage loans to consider:

Pros:

• You may be eligible if you have some blemishes on your credit report. If your credit score is lower than 600, you may not qualify for a conventional loan but could qualify for an FHA loan.

•You can still purchase a home if you have a small down payment—around 3.5% is all you’ll nee...

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Color can be highly personal, especially when it lines the walls of your North Texas home! Pouring over paint chips when trying to choose wall colors can be one of the best parts of moving into or freshening up your home—it can also be the most frustrating. With so many choices, finishes, and combinations, where do you start? The good news is that choosing a paint color can and should be fun… and relatively painless, too! Here are seven things to consider before you start painting:

1) Start small, and test first.
If you’re starting with a blank slate but aren’t sure where to start adding color, experiment in a small bathroom or hall area first. If you’re doing ...

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Updated: 20th March, 2018 8:24 PM.

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